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    Aug 2, 2009, 5:45 PM - How Do You Dent Sintra Armor? #1

    First of all, support from the DH community has been awesome. Thanks.

    I was able to find templates and tutorials to create the armor from Sintra. I just finished cutting the armor (see pic for an XL person) and shaping it seems pretty straight forward based on the threads I have read. The question I have is how do you dent it? It is the same method (heat, apply dent pressure, and cool) or does it require other techniques. Just thought I would ask before I screw something up and have to be talked off a ledge or punish my liver for my mistakes.
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    Aug 2, 2009, 5:57 PM - Re: How Do You Dent Sintra Armor? #2

    What I used when making armor out of sintra was a heat gun. Just heat up the spot you want to dent and then I used the handles on different sized screwdriver to make the dents, a little at a time until I was happy with the result.
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    Aug 2, 2009, 6:08 PM - Re: How Do You Dent Sintra Armor? #3

    Quote cr4nky said: View Post
    What I used when making armor out of sintra was a heat gun. Just heat up the spot you want to dent and then I used the handles on different sized screwdriver to make the dents, a little at a time until I was happy with the result.
    Yeah, what he said ! You can use a lighter or any type of heat .
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    Aug 7, 2009, 6:17 PM - Re: How Do You Dent Sintra Armor? #4

    Quote Firespray Pilot said: View Post
    Yeah, what he said ! You can use a lighter or any type of heat .
    Yeah, what he said, matches work too.

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